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Festival Week Agenda

The world's largest startup event, April 3-7, 2017
Supporting founders and inspiring innovation
@ Innovation Hangar & Palace of Fine Arts Theater, San Francisco

LAUNCH Main Festival

April 6-7, 2017

12,000 founders from around the world attend as our guests,
thanks to the support of IBM, WSGR and Microsoft.

*Available to all ticket holders: Founders, Festival and VIP


April 6-7, 2017

Our top 30 investors, founders and growth experts
will teach you how to scale your startup.

*Available to all ticket holders: Founders, Festival and VIP

Angel Summit

April 5, 2017

25 angels and VCs share best practices in their portfolios,
investment strategies, and what they're looking for in 2017.

*Available to VIP ticket holders

Founder & Investor Speed Dating

April 5, 6 & 7, 2017

50 exceptional founders meet with 50 early-stage investors.

*Available to select founders and investors who apply and are accepted by the LAUNCH team

Founder School
presented by WSGR

April 3-4, 2017

A 16-hour educational experience for founders who launched but are pre-Series A. Instructors select one startup to present during main stage competition.

*Available to 25 founders selected based on merit

Opening Night Gala

April 6, 2017

*Available to VIP ticket holders

Winners Dinner
co-hosted by IBM

April 7, 2017

*Available to VIP ticket holders